OrganOx is pleased to announce the appointment of Craig Marshall as CEO of OrganOx with effect from 1 January 2017. Craig joins OrganOx from Siemens Magnet Technology in Eynsham where he was the Managing Director since 2010, with a turnover in excess of £150m and employing over 400 people. Craig will take over as CEO from Dr Les Russell who is moving to the position of Chairman.
“I am delighted to be able to take up the role of CEO of OrganOx at such an exciting time as the company transitions to full commercial activities. We have an outstanding team which has developed the world leading product for liver preservation, the OrganOx metra which is transforming liver transplantation around the globe and saving more lives by enabling the transplantation of more organs. I look forward to leading OrganOx to even greater success in the future by ensuring our proprietary technology is adopted by transplant centres in Europe, America and beyond.”
New Chairman Dr Les Russell added
“On behalf of our company and investors, it is my pleasure to welcome Craig to the role of CEO. It is a tribute to the team and strength of the company that we are able to recruit such a talented and high calibre individual as Craig. During his time at Siemens, Craig led his business to become a role model for other design and manufacturing businesses, picking up the coveted Factory of the Year award in 2015. I look forward to working with Craig as we drive the company forward on its mission to improve the supply and quality of organs for transplantation worldwide.”